Chicken Breast with Lemon

A juicy chicken recipe found in “Grillmat” (Grilled Food) in the
“Kjøkkenbiblioteket” (The Kitchen Library)
published by Aventura Forlag in 1992

Chicken Breast with Lemon

Skin and boneless chicken breasts fried on the grill gives fewer calories. If you want to make them even more juicy, serve them topped with a slice of lemon butter.

6 servings

1 1/2 dl [0,3 pt] freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 1/2 dl [0,3 pt] freshly squeezed orange juice
2 garlic wedges, pressed
1 tablespoon finely grated fresh ginger
1 tablespoon chopped fresh estragon or 1 teaspoon dry
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
6-12 chicken breast


[1] Put the chicken meat in a flat mould of glass or porcelain. Mix the rest of the ingredients and pour it over the breasts. Leave for 2-3 hours, and turn the meat occasionally.

[2] Light the grill. Put the oiled grid 10 -15 cm above the coals after approx. 20 minutes. Wipe the chicken meat lightly with a paper towel and place them on the grid Brush with the marinade and turn the meat a couple of times while grilling. It will take 15-20 minutes before the meat is no longer pink inside.

Tip: Server with lightly cooked asparagus beans.